You may have come across the message declaring that "Autism is not a disease. Don't try to cure us. Try to understand us". On the other hand, the information available on AUTISM is unmistakably within the context of SPECIAL EDUCATION and, therefore, subject to the diagnosis of psychologists and other educational and medical professionals.
Special education (also known as special needs education) is the practice of educating students with special educational needs in a way that addresses their individual differences and needs. Beyond this general definition, however, special education is much harder to define.